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Innovation for inclusive rural transformation: the role of the state

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dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-19T12:22:12Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-19T12:22:12Z
dc.date.issued 2019-05-30 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/13969
dc.description.abstract Innovation is increasingly recognized as a potent policy tool for addressing the structural problems that characterize poverty in marginalized rural communities. In what ways should governments in developing countries be involved in supporting innovation to achieve inclusive development objectives? This special issue brings together key insights from different facets of rural transformation programmes in the global South, with the view to shed light on the nature and outcomes of state involvement. The contributions to this volume highlight three domains in which the state plays a pivotal role in spurring inclusive rural transformation: promoting agricultural innovation in Algeria and Vietnam, supporting rural capacity building in South Africa and Peru, and the provision of pro-poor innovations for rural social development in India and Argentina. In all three domains, government support coupled with greater participation of local community members in the planning and implementation of innovative projects proved to produce greater potential for success. The contributions also emphasize the pivotal role that the state must play in supporting local capability building and bridging knowledge gaps between innovation producers and rural user communities, in order to facilitate local absorption of external technological solutions. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.subject POVERTY en
dc.subject RURAL COMMUNITIES en
dc.subject INNOVATION en
dc.title Innovation for inclusive rural transformation: the role of the state en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.ProjectNumber N/A en
dc.Volume May en
dc.BudgetYear 2019/20 en
dc.ResearchGroup Center for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators en
dc.ResearchGroup Economic Perfomance and Development en
dc.SourceTitle Innovation and Development en
dc.ArchiveNumber 10876 en
dc.PageNumber Online en
dc.outputnumber 9953 en
dc.bibliographictitle Habiyaremye, A., Kruss, G. & Booyens, I. (2019) Innovation for inclusive rural transformation: the role of the state. <i>Innovation and Development</i>. May:Online. en
dc.publicationyear 2019 en
dc.contributor.author1 Habiyaremye, A. en
dc.contributor.author2 Kruss, G. en
dc.contributor.author3 Booyens, I. en


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